Police have apologised to a man who was left forgotten about in the court cells in Masterton for a weekend in January.
The man appeared in court on a Saturday morning on a breach of bail charge and was granted bail by the sitting justice of the peace but was left in the cells until Monday morning, the Wairarapa Times-Age reported in
Wairarapa area commander, Inspector Donna Howard, said yesterday she had personally met with the an and his wife earlier this week to provide them with the outcome of the investigation and to formally apologise.
More robust measures were now in place. NZME